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Tag "- Bahai World Centre" details:

tag name: - Bahá'í World Centre

web link: -_Bahai_World_Centre

  type: BWC institutions
variations: BWC
references: https://bahaipedia.org/World_Centre; https://www.bwc.org
related tags: Akka, Israel; Haifa, Israel; Mount Carmel, Israel
referring tags: Access to primary sources; Bahá'í Development Fund; Bahá'í International Development Organization; Centre for the Study of the Sacred Texts; Haifa, Israel; Mount Carmel, Israel; Office of Social and Economic Development (OSED); Public Information Office; Research Department; Universal House of Justice (UHJ general)

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1.   from the main catalog (59 results)

  1. 1970-1995: Newspaper articles archive (1970). — Collection of newspaper articles from 1970-1995. Also available as a zipped archive: <a href="ht...
  2. William Sears. Address to the International Convention (1983). — Speaking at the first International Convention in the newly completed Seat of the Universal House of...
  3. Universal House of Justice. Arc Project: 1987 Open Letter (1987). — Status of the Arc Project (Baha'i World Center), 1987.
  4. Universal House of Justice. Arc Project: 1991 Open Letter (1991). — Status of the Arc Project (Baha'i World Center), 1991.
  5. Universal House of Justice. Arc Project: 1994 Open Letter (1994). — Status of the Arc Project (Baha'i World Center), 1994.
  6. Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi et al Bahá'í International Archives, comp. Archives, Bahá'í: Guidance Regarding (n.d.).
  7. Universal House of Justice. Archives, Bahá'í: Preserving and Safeguarding the Sacred Texts (1993). — Includes estimated numbers of Tablets revealed, and numbers of Tablets archived at the Baha'i World ...
  8. John S. Hatcher. Ascent of Mount Carmel, The: Celebrating the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb (2019). — "From the Editor's Desk": Symbolism of the terraces on the shrine of the Bab; St. John's poem "Ascen...
  9. John Walbridge. Bahá'í Shrines (1989).
  10. Robert Stauffer, comp. Bahá'í Studies Bulletin: Index by volume (1998). — List of articles in all issues of Bahai Studies Bulletin, 1982-1992.
  11. Universal House of Justice. Bahá'í Teachings, Aspects of (1997). — Authenticity of Statements; Mathnavi; Quranic quotations; Marriage Prayer; 'Sun' and 'Moon'; Hands o...
  12. Moojan Momen. Bahá'í World Centre (2009). — On the spiritual center of the Baha’i Faith, established in the twin cities of Acre and Haifa, the...
  13. Antonio Marujo. Bahá'ís Têm Nova Direcção Mundial (2003). — Article on the Election of the Universal House of Justice, published in a Portuguese newspaper.
  14. Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi et al. "Book of Names" Mentioned in the Tablet of Carmel, The (2003). — Letter from the House and a compilation explaining "People of Baha" and the line in the Lawh-i-Karmi...
  15. Ehud Maimon. Bridge over Troubled Waters: The City of Haifa in Lavie Tidhar's Stories (2012). — Brief mentions of the temple of the Bab and the terraces, and the place of Haifa and Mt. Carmel in s...
  16. Bryn Deamer and Steven Kolins. Computers in the Bahá'í Community through Ridván 1992 (1992). — Historical overview of the use of computers in the Baha'i Faith.
  17. Shingo Ishikawa and Patrick Ravines. Conservation and Restoration of Calligraphy by Mishkín Qalam, The (2004). — Three versions of a paper explaining the procedure for preserving manuscripts at the Baha'i World Ce...
  18. Universal House of Justice. Constitution of the Universal House of Justice (1972).
  19. Universal House of Justice. Convention for the Election of the UHJ, and Completion of the Seat of the UHJ (1983) (1986). — Two documents from Baha'i World 18 part four section one, The World Order of Baha'u'llah: The Univer...
  20. Mike Thomas, comp. Coordinates of Baha'i Holy Sites and the Junaynih Garden (2016). — Latitude, longitude, and brief descriptions of key sites such as Akka prison, Bahji, Ridvan Garden, ...
  21. Ernesto Fernandez. Course on Bahá'í Symbolism (2013). — Symbolic forms in the Writings and Baha'i architectural systems, and their analogues in universal re...
  22. Bahá'í International Archives. Digital Archiving at the Bahá'í World Centre Library (1999). — A paper written by staff at the Baha'i World Centre Library (and approved for publication) about org...
  23. Jack McLean. Divine Simplicity: Remembering the last Hand of the Cause of God, 'Ali-Muhammad Varqa (2008). — Biography of Dr. Varqa, partly based on interviews with people who knew him in Iran.
  24. Universal House of Justice. Election and Infallibility of the Universal House of Justice (1996). — Answers to three questions: Why were steps taken to elect a Universal House of Justice with the fore...
  25. Shoghi Effendi. Faith of Bahá'u'lláh, The: A World Religion (1947). — A summary of the origin, teachings and institutions of the Baha'i Faith, prepared in 1947 for the Un...
  26. Marc Foxhall. Gardeners of God: An Encounter with Five Million Bahá'ís, by Colette Gouvion and Philippe Jouvion: Review (1998).
  27. Baharieh Rouhani Ma'ani. Greatest Holy Leaf's Unparalleled Role in Religious History and the Significance of the Arc, the Site of Her Resting Place, The (2014). — Biography of Abdu'l-Baha's sister, who acted as his "deputy, His representative and vicegerent, with...
  28. Hossein Amanat. Haifa (2003). — Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite.
  29. Universal House of Justice. Handicapped facilities at the Bahá'í World Center pilgrimage sites (2000). — Two letters giving an overview of wheelchair access to various points on pilgrimage tours.
  30. Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá et al Research Department of the Universal House of Justice, comp. Holy Places at the Bahá'í World Centre (1968).
  31. Ron Price. Homeward Bound (1986). — Reflections on the meaning of home and community, classical Greek culture, and the "new home" embodi...
  32. House of Abdu'llah Pasha, The (1986). — Short history and restoration of a house associated with "some of the most dramatic and historically...
  33. Duane L. Herrmann. International Bahá'í Council (1990). — History of the formation of the IBC.
  34. William P. Collins. International Bahá'í Library and the Library of Alexandria, The (1996). — Similarities between the ancient Library of Alexandria and the contemporary Baha'i archive.
  35. Universal House of Justice. Israel, Teaching the Faith in (1995). — Short overview of the policies on discussing the Baha'i Faith in Israel; the prohibition of Baha'is ...
  36. Robert LaLiberte. Les Jardiniers de Dieu: À la Rencontre de Cinq Millions de Bahá'ís, par Colette Gouvion et Philippe Jouvion: Review (1990).
  37. Shoghi Effendi and Horace Holley. Letter to the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (1947). — Shoghi Effendi's summary of the relationship of the Baha'i Faith to Palestine, written as an introdu...
  38. William P. Collins. Library and Archival Resources at the Bahá'í World Centre (1985). — Overview of the nature of the Baha'i World Centre; historical resources at the BWC; Centre for the S...
  39. Mention of the Babi and Baha'i Faiths in the New York Times 1852 - 1922 (1852). — 45 articles and brief mentions, spanning 70 years.
  40. Universal House of Justice. Geoffrey W. Marks, comp. Messages from the Universal House of Justice 1963-1986: Third Epoch of the Formative Age (1996).
  41. Moojan Momen. Perfection and Refinement: Towards an Aesthetics of the Bab (2011). — The writings of the Bab have implications for the "plastic" arts; significance for native traditions...
  42. Universal House of Justice. Persian Manuscript of Nabíl's History (Táríkh-i-Nabíl), The (2009). — Answers to various questions, including: have any publications made use of the original manuscript u...
  43. Per-Olof Akerdahl. Pilgrimage and Religious Identity in the Bahá'í Faith (2000). — Pilgrimage has been an important part in the creation of a religious identity. The meaning of pilgri...
  44. Religion For Breakfast. Pilgrimage or Tourism at the Baha'i Gardens? (2018).
  45. Universal House of Justice and Susan Maneck. Primary Source Texts, Access to (1998). — One scholar's query why the Baha'i World Centre's copies of primary sources in Babi and Baha'i histo...
  46. Bahá'í International Archives and Universal House of Justice. Publishing, Bahá'í, Memorandum on: Materials to be Deposited with the Bahá'í World Centre Library (1998). — Overview of Literature Review, publishing, translations, and details of the requirement of sending c...
  47. Universal House of Justice. Reflections on the First Century of the Formative Age (2023). — Overview of the Faith's developments and activities during the previous century, including the Guard...
  48. Elizabeth Kostina. Sacred spaces and secular visions in the Bahá'í Holy Gardens (2024). — Exploring the interplay between religious practice and heritage tourism at the Baha’i Holy Gardens...
  49. Ugo Giachery. Shoghi Effendi: Recollections (1973). — Biography of Shoghi Effendi from the close standpoint of the author's personal experiences.
  50. Reza Afshari. Slice of Persia in the Heart of Israel, A: Followers of the Baha'i Faith Are Persecuted at Home but Welcomed Abroad (2021). — Brief reflections by a Muslim professor of history on the experience of visiting the Baha'i World Ce...
  51. Fariborz Sahba. Storytelling and Once Upon a Time, The: Youtube Playlists (2020). — Zoom videos of some historical events witnessed by the manager for the Arc Project during 10 years o...
  52. Elham Afnan. Symbols of Transformation: The Gardens and Terraces on Mount Carmel (2002). — Article, with photo gallery, about the development, design, and philosophy of the terraces surroundi...
  53. Peter Terry and Ted Brownstein et al. Tablet of [Mount] Carmel (Lawh-i-Karmil): Wilmette Institute faculty notes (1999).
  54. Universal House of Justice. Texts, Sacred, Numbers and Classifications of (2002). — Three letters, from 2002, 2010, and 2013, about numbers of Sacred Texts catalogued by the Baha'i Wor...
  55. Research Department of the Universal House of Justice. Universal House of Justice, The (2021). — Compilation about the "Universal House of Justice" from the writings of Baha’u’llah, 'Abdu’l-B...
  56. Iraj Ayman. Varqá, Wali-Alláh (2017). — Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite.
  57. Duane Troxel, ed. Views of Akka, Haifa, Mt. Carmel, and Other Places: Photographs of "The Dwelling Place of the Most High," Authorized by Abdu'l-Baha (1911). — Pictures of Akka taken between 1903-1911, with historical annotations and bibliographical data added...
  58. Mirza `Isa Khan Isfahani. Ahang Rabbani, trans. With Abdu'l-Bahá: The Diary of Mirza 'Isa Khan Isfahani (2008). — Account of a visit to Haifa, December 1919 - January 1920, by a little-known author Mirza 'Isa Khan ...
  59. Bahá'u'lláh and Shoghi Effendi Bahá'í International Archives, comp. Writings, Bahá'í: Importance of collecting and safeguarding (2003).

2.   from the Chronology (454 results)

  1. 1868-08-31 — The ship arrived in Haifa in the early morning. [BKG269; GPB182; RB3:11] Baha'u'llah and His comp...
  2. 1871-09-00 — Baha'u'llah was transferred to the house of `Údi Khammar in `Akka. [BBD109; BKG317; DH39, 203; GPB1...
  3. 1873-12-01 — Baha'u'llah acquired the house of `Abbúd. It is joined to the house of `Údi Khammar to make one re...
  4. 1877-00-00 — `Abdu'l-Baha rented the house of Mazra`ih for Baha'u'llah's use. [BKG357; DH87; RB3:416]...
  5. 1877-06-00 — Possibly the first visit of Baha'u'llah to the Ridvan Garden outside `Akka. [BBD196-7; DH95; GPB193]...
  6. 1877-06-03 — Baha'u'llah took up residence at Mazra`ih. [BBD154] It took the repeated pleadings of Shaykh `Ali...
  7. 1879-09-00 — Baha'u'llah moved to the empty mansion at Bahji after two years' residence at Mazra`ih. [BBD42; BKG3...
  8. 1881-00-00 — The Ridvan Garden and the Firdaws Garden were purchased in the name of Baha'u'llah. [BBD84, 196; DH9...
  9. 1881-00-00 — The second Trustee of the Huqúqu'llah was Haji Abu'l-Hasan-i-Ardikani, entitled Amin-i-Ilahi (Trust...
  10. 1891-06-27 — Baha'u'llah visited Haifa for the fourth time. [BKG374; DH109; GPB194; RB4:351] He stayed three m...
  11. 1892-05-31 — `Abdu'l-Baha rented the house now known as the Pilgrim House (or the "Tea House") at Bahji from its ...
  12. 1892-06-16 — `Abdu'l-Baha sent a message to the Baha'is of the world calling for steadfastness. [AB48-9; DH113] ...
  13. 1900-00-00 — `Abdu'l-Baha began to build the foundations of the Shrine of the Bab. [CB223] Note that the numbe...
  14. 1907-00-00 — `Abdu'l-Baha started to move His family to the house that He had designed and built in the German co...
  15. 1907-00-00 — Edward 'Saffa" Kinney and his wife Carrie "Vaffa" were in pilgrimage during this year. 'Abdu'l-Baha ...
  16. 1909-03-21 — `Abdu'l-Baha laid the sacred remains of the Bab in their final resting place at the Shrine in Haifa....
  17. 1909-03-31 — Construction of the Eastern Pilgrim House in Haifa begins. [BBD178] Mirza Ja`far Rahmani, (also k...
  18. 1910-08-00 — Having moved all His family to Haifa, `Abdu'l-Baha Himself moved from the House of `Abdu'llah Pasha ...
  19. 1921-07-09 — Mirza Asadu'llah Fadil-i-Mazandarani left the United States for the Holy Land. [AB443footnote]...
  20. 1921-09-00 — Roy Wilhelm had sent three generators to the Holy Land and had asked permission from 'Abdu'l-Baha to...
  21. 1922-01-16 — The Greatest Holy Leaf cabled the United States with the news that Shoghi Effendi had been appointed...
  22. 1922-01-21 — Shoghi Effendi wrote to the two major communities of the Faith, Persia and America, urging the belie...
  23. 1922-02-00 — Shoghi Effendi called together a group of well-known Baha'is to discuss the future development of th...
  24. 1922-03-04 — Shoghi Effendi cabled for a list of all believers in the United States and Canada over 21 years of a...
  25. 1922-03-05 — Shoghi Effendi wrote to the American Baha'is calling for the establishment of local assemblies where...
  26. 1922-04-02 — Shoghi Effendi, in a letter to Bahiyyih Khanum, advised her that he would be taking a leave of absen...
  27. 1922-04-08 — Bahiyyih Khanum wrote a general letter to the friends acknowledging the letters of allegiance receiv...
  28. 1923-02-00 — Shoghi Effendi sent his early translation of The Hidden Words to America. [PP205]...
  29. 1923-02-03 — Shoghi Effendi wrote to the editors and manager of the Star of the West Albert Vail Miss Edna True ...
  30. 1923-02-23 — In a message to the Baha'is in America, Great Britain, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Japan an...
  31. 1923-04-21 — "...Ridvan messages: As early as 1923 Shoghi Effendi sent a letter of encouragement and greeting to
  32. 1923-11-14 — In a message addressed to "the beloved of the Lord and the handmaids of the Merciful throughout Amer...
  33. 1924-03-22 — Shoghi Effendi left the Holy Land in an effort to recuperate his health. [BKC200-208]...
  34. 1925-00-00 — Shoghi Effendi established the International Baha'i Archives on Mount Carmel, one site adjoining the...
  35. 1925-00-00 — At the suggestion of Horace Holley a Baha'i yearbook was published under the name Baha'i Year Book a...
  36. 1925-10-00 — Faced with the possibility of Jewish developments on land near the Shrine of the Bab, Shoghi Effendi...
  37. 1925-12-02 — The Guardian expressed his "heartfelt and abiding gratitude" to Milly Collins and seven others who h...
  38. 1927-03-00 — Shoghi Effendi retranslated the Hidden Words. He was assisted by George Townshend and Ethel Rosen...
  39. 1928-04-03 — 'Abdu'l-Hamid Khemiri arrived in Haifa from Tunis. He was the first from that country to make a pil
  40. 1929-02-14 — Work began on the three additional chambers of the Shrine of the Bab after the rock had been excavat...
  41. 1929-06-00 — Shoghi Effendi made plans to hold an international conference to consider, among other things, how t...
  42. 1930-03-01 — The intended pilgrimage of Queen Marie of Romania to the Baha'i Shrines was thwarted. [GBF49; GPBXVI...
  43. 1930-05-30 — The New History Society came into conflict with the local Baha'i Assembly. Sohrab refused to allow t...
  44. 1930-07-00 — Shoghi Effendi completed his translation of the Kitab-i-Íqan (<a href="http://www.bahai.org/libr...
  45. 1932-07-15 — The Greatest Holy Leaf, Bahiyyih Khanum, 'outstanding heroine of the Baha'i Dispensation' passed awa...
  46. 1934-05-10 — Baha'i properties on Mount Carmel were granted tax exemption. [GBF122; PP269, 285-286; BN No 84 June...
  47. 1934-10-20 — The publication of the <a href="https://www.nature.com/articles/134603a0.epdf?sharing_token=XZFmO...
  48. 1935-00-04 — The publication of Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah. [<a href="https://www.bahai.org/li...
  49. 1937-12-00 — The writing of Episodes in the History of the Covenant by Shoghi Effendi originally written as "Waqa...
  50. 1938-00-00 — The publication of Prayers and Meditations of Baha'u'llah. [<a href="http://www.bahai.org/library...
  51. 1938-04-30 — Munirih Khanum, the Holy Mother, wife of 'Abdu'l-Baha, passed away. [BBD166; BW8:260; CB358; DH161] ...
  52. 1938-12-25 — Shoghi Effendi addressed <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/shoghi-effend...
  53. 1939-00-02 — Shoghi Effendi ordered twin monuments from Italy similar in style to that of the Greatest Holy Leaf ...
  54. 1939-02-07 — In a letter to the National Spiritual Assembly of India the Guardian encouraged the concept of expan...
  55. 1939-12-03 — Shoghi Effendi obtained permission from the British authorities in Palestine to reinter the bodies o...
  56. 1939-12-24 — Shoghi Effendi reinterred the remains of Navvab and the Purest Branch. [DH162; GBF116; GPB347-8] ...
  57. 1940-02-09 — The monuments of Navvab and the Purest Branch were dedicated at a ceremony in Haifa. [ZK293] For ...
  58. 1941-00-00 — The publication of The Epistle to the Son of the Wolf. [<a href="http://www.bahai.org/library/aut...
  59. 1941-11-02 — Shoghi Effendi sent two cables the the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United Stat...
  60. 1941-12-00 — The excommunication of Shoghi Effendi's sister, Mehrangiz Rabbani with this message. "Sister Meh...
  61. 1942-01-01 — Shoghi Effendi announced the expulsion of his sister Mehrangiz. [<a href="https://bahai-library....
  62. 1944-01-22 — Prior to mailing the manuscript to Horace Holley, Shoghi Effendi made the last corrections of the la...
  63. 1944-05-23 — Shoghi Effendi unveiled the model of the Shrine of the Bab at the centenary celebration of the Decla...
  64. 1944-11-15 — The publication of God Passes By, a survey of the history of the first century of the Babi and Baha'...
  65. 1946-04-11 — Shoghi Effendi instructed Sutherland Maxwell to set plans in motion for the first stages of the buil...
  66. 1947-00-00 — Gladys Anderson Weeden arrived at the World Centre to assist Shoghi Effendi, and took responsibility...
  67. 1947-07-09 — Shoghi Effendi, as Head of the Baha'i Faith resident in the Baha'i World Centre, received a letter f...
  68. 1949-00-00 — Construction began on the superstructure of the Shrine of the Bab. [BBD210] The architect, Suther...
  69. 1950-11-00 — From Switzerland, Shoghi Effendi invited five Baha'is—Lotfullah Hakim, Jessie and Ethel Revell, Am...
  70. 1950-11-01 — Mirza Badi'u'llah, the youngest son of Baha'u'llah, (b.1867 in Adrianople) described by Shoghi Effen...
  71. 1951-00-03 — Shoghi Effendi received the original manuscript of The Kitab-i-Íqan, in the handwriting of 'Abdu'l-...
  72. 1951-01-09 — Shoghi Effendi announced the formation of the International Baha'i Council. [BBD118; BBRSM127; GBF10...
  73. 1951-02-25 — In a letter from the Guardian addressed to the National Spiritual Assembly of the British Isles, con...
  74. 1951-03-02 — Shoghi Effendi announced the completion of the restoration of the House of 'Abbúd. [MBW8]...
  75. 1951-03-21 — Shoghi Effendi announced the completion of the excavation for the eight pillars to support the dome ...
  76. 1951-04-02 — Shoghi Effendi announced the completion of two additional terraces, a scheme initiated a quarter of ...
  77. 1951-04-21 — The number of sovereign states and dependencies open to the Faith was 106, while some of the Writing...
  78. 1951-04-26 — The Baha'i International Fund was established. [MBW13-14]...
  79. 1951-12-13 — Shoghi Effendi's brother Riaz Rabbani was the last of his siblings to become a Covenant-Breaker. ...
  80. 1952-10-08 — Shoghi Effendi announced his decision to launch 'the fate-laden, soul-stirring, decade-long world-em...
  81. 1952-11-11 — The government of Israel exchanged 145,000 square metres of land surrounding Bahji for property at E...
  82. 1953-04-21 — The <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Ten_Year_Crusade">Ten Year Crusade</a> (1953-1963) w...
  83. 1953-05-28 — In a message addressed on the eve of the 61st anniversary of the passing of Baha'u'llah, at the open...
  84. 1953-09-20 — Countries (in which) Baha'is residenow aggregate over (one) hundred fifty. over seventy (have been) ...
  85. 1953-10-00 — The superstructure of the Shrine of the Bab was completed. [BBD210; CB324-5; PP235; ZK85-6] Marbl...
  86. 1953-12-13 — A separate department for the Baha'i Faith was established by the Israeli Ministry of Religious Affa...
  87. 1954-04-06 — Shoghi Effendi announced the creation of five Auxiliary Boards with the following number of members:...
  88. 1954-04-06 — Five Continental Baha'i Funds were inaugurated by Shoghi Effendi. [MBW59, 63]...
  89. 1954-04-06 — Shoghi Effendi announced that plans for the International Baha'i Archives had been completed and tha...
  90. 1954-04-06 — In his Ridvan Message Shoghi Efffendi announced that: <q>The site for the first Mashriqu'l-Ad...
  91. 1954-04-12 — Shoghi Effendi accepted the bid made by the firm of Enrico Pandolfini of Pietrasanta in Tuscany, Ita...
  92. 1954-05-04 — Shoghi Effendi closed the Roll of Honour, except for those pioneers who have already left for their ...
  93. 1954-10-01 — The title of the a parcel of land on Mount Carmel was transferred to the National Spiritual Assembly...
  94. 1954-11-27 — Shoghi Effendi described the significance of the world administrative centre of the Faith and the 's...
  95. 1954-11-27 — Shoghi Effendi announced the commencement of "the excavation for the foundations of the Internationa...
  96. 1955-00-00 — The fifth Trustee of the Huqúqu'llah was 'Ali-Muhammad Varqa. He inherited both the Trusteeship an...
  97. 1955-03-20 — Shoghi Effendi announced the acquisition of 36,000 square metres of land for the first Mashriqu'l-Ad...
  98. 1955-06-03 — Shoghi Effendi announced that a thousand groups and local Assemblies telegraphed appeals to the Iran...
  99. 1955-11-15 — Shoghi Effendi announced that for the construction of the International Baha'i Archives thirty of th...
  100. 1956-00-00 — Shoghi Effendi acquired the title to the Pilgrim House at Bahji from the Israeli government as part ...
  101. 1956-04-00 — Shoghi Effendi announced that the remaining 22 pillars of the International Baha'i Archives had been...
  102. 1956-12-00 — It was announced that Mr Ugo Giachery, Mr Navidi, Mr John Ferraby, Mrs Mildred Mottahedeh and Mr Ami...
  103. 1956-12-20 — The publication in the Official Gazette of the government of Israel of the issue of an expropriation...
  104. 1957-04-21 — In his last Ridvan message Shoghi Effendi announced that the exterior of International Baha'i Archiv...
  105. 1957-05-31 — The judgement of the Supreme Court of Israel against the Covenant-Breakers appeal, resulted in their...
  106. 1957-06-04 — Shoghi Effendi added protection of the Cause to the duties of the Hands of the Cause. They were to p...
  107. 1957-09-06 — Shoghi Effendi announced 'the complete evacuation of the remnant of Covenant-breakers and the transf...
  108. 1957-10-00 — From a message from the Guardian dated October 1957 Number of Baha'i Centres from 2500 to 4500 ...
  109. 1957-10-02 — Shoghi Effendi designated the Hands of the Cause the 'Chief Stewards of Baha'u'llah's embryonic Worl...
  110. 1957-10-03 — Shoghi Effendi called for the convocation of a series of Intercontinental Conferences to be held suc...
  111. 1957-10-04 — Shoghi Effendi announced the appointment of a second Auxiliary Board responsible for the protection ...
  112. 1957-11-18 — The first conclave of the Hands of the Cause of God convened at Bahji. Twenty-three Hands were prese...
  113. 1957-11-25 — A proclamation was issued stating that Shoghi Effendi left no heir and made no appointment of anothe...
  114. 1957-11-25 — Nine Hands were chosen to serve as Custodians of the Faith residing in the Holy Land. [BBD57; BW13:3...
  115. 1957-11-26 — Interregnum Following the passing of Shoghi Effendi the international administration of the Faith ...
  116. 1957-12-02 — The titles to the Shrine of the Bab, the Mansion of Bahji, and all other buildings and lands which t...
  117. 1957-12-25 — The Hands of the Cause announced the destruction of the long, two-storey house previously occupied b...
  118. 1959-00-01 — The mansion at Mazra'ih was renovated. [MC219]...
  119. 1959-00-05 — The House of 'Abbúd was renovated and restored. [MC219]...
  120. 1960-04-21 — Hand of the Cause Charles Mason Remey claimed he was the second, 'hereditary' Guardian of the Baha'i...
  121. 1960-04-31 — Twenty-four national spiritual assemblies and five national conventions sent messages of support to ...
  122. 1960-05-05 — Hand of the Cause Abu'l-Qasim Faizi was sent by the Custodians to France to meet with the National S...
  123. 1960-08-03 — Cable from the Hands of the Cause of God announcing the expulsion as Covenant Breakers of John Carre...
  124. 1960-10-18 — The fourth Conclave of the Hands of the Cause of God was convened at Bahji. [MoC177-245]...
  125. 1960-11-13 — The Hands of the Cause in the Holy Land sent ballots to all National and Regional Assemblies contain...
  126. 1961-04-21 — The International Baha'i Council was elected by postal ballot of the members of the national spiritu...
  127. 1961-10-02 — The International Baha'i Archives Building was opened to Baha'i pilgrims. [BW13:429; MC20] For de...
  128. 1962-07-24 — It was announced that the sixth Conclave of the Hands of the Cause of God was postponed until April ...
  129. 1963-04-20 — The Ten Year Crusade was successfully completed. The achievements of the Ten Year Crusade were cele...
  130. 1963-04-21 — Establishment of the Universal House of Justice The Universal House of Justice was elected for th...
  131. 1963-04-21 — The First International Convention was convened in Haifa. [MoC424] For programme see MoC424-5. ...
  132. 1963-04-22 — The results of the election of the Universal House of Justice were announced at the close of the mor...
  133. 1963-05-07 — The Universal House of Justice issued its first message to national conventions. [WG4-8] It annou...
  134. 1963-06-07 — The Custodians published a Declaration 'releasing all their functions, rights and powers conferred u...
  135. 1963-10-01 — After the International Conference in London, those members of the newly elected Universal House of ...
  136. 1963-10-06 — The Universal House of Justice cabled that it found that 'there is no way to appoint or to legislate...
  137. 1964-04-00 — The Universal House of Justice, in its message of <a href="http://www.bahai.org/library/authorita...
  138. 1964-04-21 — The <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Nine_Year_Plan_(1964-1973)">Nine Year Plan</a> (1964...
  139. 1964-11-01 — The Universal House of Justice announced that 'there is no way to appoint, or to legislate to make i...
  140. 1967-00-00 — The Universal House of Justice published a compilation of Baha'u'llah's messages titled The Proclama...
  141. 1967-00-00 — The Universal House of Justice provided the following guidance on the use of "Baha'i Faith" and "Bah...
  142. 1967-02-21 — The Universal House of Justice established the International Baha'i Audio-Visual Centre in Victor, N...
  143. 1967-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice called upon the Baha'is to launch a global campaign proclaiming the m...
  144. 1967-10-01 — A special edition of The Proclamation of Baha'u'llah was published by the Universal House of Justice...
  145. 1967-12-00 — The Universal House of Justice in a letter addressed to all National Assemblies expressed the need f...
  146. 1968-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice was elected for a second time by delegates from 81 National Spiritual...
  147. 1968-06-21 — The Universal House of Justice established the Continental Boards of Counsellors to continue the fun...
  148. 1968-07-00 — The meaning of "Just Government" was clarified by The Universal House of Justice. The reply sent t...
  149. 1968-08-26 — The centenary of the arrival of Baha'u'llah in the Holy Land was commemorated at the World Centre. [...
  150. 1968-10-09 — The Universal House of Justice addressed its second letter to Baha'i Youth. [BW15:324; WG152-4; <...
  151. 1969-00-00 — Owing to the increased flow of pilgrims, the pilgrim house in Haifa was converted to a pilgrim centr...
  152. 1969-07-10 — The Universal House of Justice announced an increase in the total number of members of the Continent...
  153. 1970-04-21 — In its Ridvan Message the Universal House of Justice announced the appointment of three additional C...
  154. 1971-08-00 — The Universal House of Justice erected an obelisk on the site of the future House of Worship of the ...
  155. 1971-09-00 — The Universal House of Justice distributed a memorandum to all National Assemblies to provide clarif...
  156. 1971-11-26 — The fiftieth anniversary of the passing of 'Abdu'l-Baha was commemorated. [BW15:125-8; VV14] For ...
  157. 1972-06-07 — The Universal House of Justice announced the decision to construct its Seat. [DH172; MUHJ98-9; VV37]...
  158. 1972-11-26 — The constitution of the Universal House of Justice was adopted. [BW15:169; BBRSM132, 138; VV14; <...
  159. 1973-03-13 — The mansion at Mazra'ih was purchased. [BW15:169; BW16:136; BW19-779-782, DH94; VV14] From the Ri...
  160. 1973-04-21 — The Synopsis and Codification of the Kitab-i-Aqdas was published. [BBRSM138; MUHJ105; VV14; BW15:169...
  161. 1973-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice was elected for the third time. The conference was attended by 472 Na...
  162. 1973-04-21 — The Nine Year Plan was successfully completed. [BW16:131] For the growth of the Baha'i Faith in t...
  163. 1973-06-05 — The International Teaching Centre was established at the Baha'i World Centre for the purpose of cont...
  164. 1973-06-08 — The Universal House of Justice permitted the Continental Boards of Counsellors to authorize individu...
  165. 1973-09-18 — Husayn Amanat was appointed architect of the Seat of the Universal House of Justice. [BW16:133; DH17...
  166. 1973-10-07 — The Universal House of Justice announced that the number of Auxiliary Board members throughout the w...
  167. 1973-12-04 — The Universal House of Justice announced the completion of the final, south-western quadrant of the ...
  168. 1974-02-07 — The construction of the Seat of the Universal House of Justice was initiated with the acceptance of ...
  169. 1974-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice launched the <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Five_Year_Plan_(1974-...
  170. 1974-06-09 — In a letter to the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Iceland, the Universal House of Jus...
  171. 1975-01-14 — The house of 'Abdu'llah Pasha was purchased after lengthy and delicate negotiations. [BBD108; BW16:1...
  172. 1975-05-25 — The compilation, Use of Radio and Television in Teaching (Extracts from letters written on behalf of...
  173. 1975-06-05 — Excavation of the site of the Seat of the Universal House of Justice began. [BW16:133; BW18:465] ...
  174. 1975-06-05 — In a message to the Baha'is of the world, the Universal House of Justice recalled the <a href="ht...
  175. 1976-00-04 — The publication of <a href="http://bahai-library.com/bab_selections_writings_bab">Selections f...
  176. 1977-00-00 — The publication of <a href="http://bahai-library.com/shoghieffendi_call_nations">Call to the N...
  177. 1977-06-11 — The centenary of the termination of Baha'u'llah's confinement in 'Akka was commemorated at the World...
  178. 1977-12-01 — The restoration of the house of 'Abdu'llah Pasha began. [BW17:84]...
  179. 1978-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/bahaullah_tablets_bahaullah">Tablets of ...
  180. 1978-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice was elected for the fourth time at the International Convention held ...
  181. 1978-04-21 — Delegates to the International Convention attended a ceremony to further dedicate the new building f...
  182. 1979-03-21 — The Universal House of Justice outlined the broad goals of the Seven Year Plan to he launched at Rid...
  183. 1979-04-21 — The <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Seven_Year_Plan_(1979-1986)">Seven Year Plan</a> was...
  184. 1979-06-29 — The Universal House of Justice announced that the term of service for the members of the Continental...
  185. 1979-07-04 — The Universal House of Justice announced the appointment of a fourth Counsellor to the International...
  186. 1979-10-24 — The publication of the compilation Inspiring the Heart by the Universal House of Justice. This compi...
  187. 1980-01-18 — The publication of the compilation on <a href="https://bahai.works/Lights_of_Guidance/Divorce">...
  188. 1980-02-10 — Message from the Universal House of Justice addressed to the Baha'is of Iran and Iranian believers r...
  189. 1980-03-01 — Publication by the Universal House of Justice of the compilation on <a href="http://www.bahai.org...
  190. 1980-08-13 — In a message the Universal House of Justice announced the publication of translations into English o...
  191. 1980-09-24 — Universal House of Justice announced that additional land had been acquired in the south-western are...
  192. 1980-10-00 — A completely new electrical system was installed in the Shrine of the Bab. [<a href="http://bahai...
  193. 1980-10-26 — Publication by the Universal House of Justice of the compilation on Attendance at National Spiritual...
  194. 1980-11-03 — The Universal House of Justice announced that the zones of the Continental Boards of Counsellors wil...
  195. 1980-11-26 — The date, coincident with the Day of the Covenant, determined by the Universal House of Justice to b...
  196. 1981-08-24 — The publication of the compilation entitled "The Assistance of God" by the Universal House of Justic...
  197. 1981-09-16 — The Universal House of Justice addressed a message to all National Assemblies with the compilation o...
  198. 1981-11-23 — The publication of the compilation entitled "<a href="https://bahai-library.com/compilation_excel...
  199. 1982-02-18 — The publication of the compilation entitled "Family Life" by the Universal House of Justice. [Messag...
  200. 1982-04-12 — The Universal House of Justice announced the successful achievement of the objective to issue "a com...
  201. 1982-05-14 — Amoz Gibson, (b. 3 Aug 1918 Washington), a member of the Universal House of Justice from 1963 until ...
  202. 1982-07-17 — A seminar on the life of Bahiyyih Khanum, the Greatest Holy Leaf, was conducted at the Seat of the U...
  203. 1982-11-18 — Publication by the Universal House of Justice of the compilation on "Family Life". [BW18p41; CoC1p38...
  204. 1983-01-01 — The Seat of the Universal House of Justice was completed; the Universal House of Justice officially ...
  205. 1983-01-13 — The publication of the compilation entitled "<a href="/compilation_importance_deepening">The I...
  206. 1983-04-21 — The renovation of the House of 'Abdu'llah Pasha in 'Akka was completed. [BW18:77] Delegates atten...
  207. 1983-04-29 — The Universal House of Justice was elected for the fifth time at the International Convention held i...
  208. 1983-05-19 — The Universal House of Justice announced a number of changes to the membership of the International ...
  209. 1983-05-23 — A five year term for the Counsellor members of the International Teaching Centre was established by ...
  210. 1983-06-24 — In response to the hanging of 10 Baha'i women in Shiraz, the Universal House of Justice addressed a ...
  211. 1983-07-00 — The Office of Social and Economic Development was opened at the Baha'i World Centre. [AWH8; BBD70; B...
  212. 1983-10-20 — The establishment of the Office of Social and Economic Development.  In a message to the Baha'i...
  213. 1984-04-21 — The emergence from obscurity, which has been so marked a feature of the Cause of God during the firs...
  214. 1984-08-09 — A statement on the encouragement of Baha'i scholarship was issued by the International Teaching Cent...
  215. 1984-10-21 — His Excellency Chaim Herzog, President of the State of Israel, pays an official visit to the Baha'i ...
  216. 1985-05-01 — The Office of Public Information was established at the Baha'i World Centre. [BBD38; BW19:58-9; VV54...
  217. 1985-07-04 — The publication of the compilation entitled "<a href="https://bahai-library.com/compilation_huquq...
  218. 1985-07-21 — Prior to this time, some national communities elected their delegates to the National Conventions on...
  219. 1985-08-09 — The publication of the compilation entitled "Peace" prepared from the Baha'i writings and the letter...
  220. 1985-10-24 — In anticipation of the United Nations International Year of Peace, and on the fortieth anniversary o...
  221. 1985-12-27 — The Universal House of Justice convened a Counsellors' Conference at the Baha'i World Centre. [AWH39...
  222. 1986-01-01 — The publication of the compilation entitled "Women" by the Universal House of Justice. [Messages63-8...
  223. 1986-01-02 — The Universal House of Justice ended the Counsellors' Conference at the Baha'i World Centre by annou...
  224. 1986-02-05 — The message from the Universal House of Justice addressed to all National Assemblies with the compil...
  225. 1986-02-05 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/uhj_epochs_formative_age">Epochs of the ...
  226. 1986-04-21 — <q>The heroic steadfastness of the Persian friends has been the mainspring of tremendous inter
  227. 1986-04-21 — The Seven Year Plan was successfully completed. (1979-1986) [BW19:23]For a graph showing the growth ...
  228. 1986-04-21 — The <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Six_Year_Plan_(1986-1992)">Six Year Plan</a> (1986-1...
  229. 1986-08-03 — The Honourable Sir Thomas David, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, at his request, consulted with ...
  230. 1987-00-04 — The film, Heart of the Lotus, made by Elizabeth Martin, documented the dedication of the House of Wo...
  231. 1987-01-00 — The first Huqúqu'llah Conference was held at the World Centre. <a href="http://therightofgod....
  232. 1987-01-26 — Charles Wolcott (b. September 29, 1906 in Flint, MI) member of the Universal House of Justice, passe...
  233. 1987-03-20 — Dr Peter Khan was elected to the Universal House of Justice. [<a href="https://bahai.works/MUHJ86...
  234. 1987-04-22 — A ceremony was held to sign a 'status agreement' between the Baha'i International Community and the ...
  235. 1987-04-30 — The Universal House of Justice indicated that the way was open to erect the remaining buildings on t...
  236. 1987-06-28 — The Universal House of Justice sent a message regarding the requirements for membership in the Baha'...
  237. 1987-08-31 — The Universal House of Justice called for the erection of the remaining three buildings along the ar...
  238. 1987-11-17 — The Universal House of Justice announced the retirement of Mr. David Hofman and Mr. Borrah Kavelin. ...
  239. 1988-04-00 — The House of Abdu'llah Pasha was open for the Baha'is to visit for the first time on the occasion of...
  240. 1988-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice was elected for the sixth time at the International Convention held i...
  241. 1988-05-19 — The Universal House of Justice announced changes in the membership of the International Teaching Cen...
  242. 1988-12-29 — The Universal House of Justice issued a letter to the Baha'is in the United States published as <...
  243. 1989-05-06 — The Baha'i World Centre received one of six awards given by the Council for a "Beautiful Israel" in ...
  244. 1989-08-27 — The Universal House of Justice sent a message offering clarification on the subject of the Nineteen ...
  245. 1990-00-10 — Amata Kabua, President of the Marshall Islands, visited the Baha'i World Centre. [BW94-5:83]...
  246. 1990-03-00 — The Haifa District Town Planning Commission approved the plan submitted by the World Centre for the ...
  247. 1990-05-23 — The work started on the project to reinforce and extend the main terrace of the Shrine of the Bab. T...
  248. 1990-09-00 — The publication of the compilation <a href="https://bahai-library.com/compilation_teaching_promin...
  249. 1991-09-00 — The ground was broken for the construction of the Centre for the Study of the Sacred Texts and for t...
  250. 1991-11-26 — The Office of Ḥuqúqu'llah had been established in the Holy Land under the direction of the Chief ...
  251. 1992-00-05 — The publication of the book entitled <a href="http://bahai-library.com/uhj_ministry_custodians"&g...
  252. 1992-04-21 — The announcement by the Universal House of Justice that the Law of Ḥuqúqu'llah was to be in effec...
  253. 1992-04-21 — The annotated English translation of the Kitab-i-Aqdas was published. [KAIV; VV142] Note: The da...
  254. 1992-05-27 — Three thousand Baha'is representing approximately 200 countries and territories, gathered at the Bah...
  255. 1992-05-29 — The Commemoration of the Centenary of the Ascension of Baha'u'llah at Bahji and the walk from the Ge...
  256. 1992-09-30 — In its message to all National Spiritual Assemblies introducing the Three Year Plan (1993-1996) the ...
  257. 1993-01-06 — The Universal House of Justice announced the appointment of the <a href="https://www.bahaipanel.o...
  258. 1993-03-00 — The English translation of the Kitab-i-Aqdas was published. [BW92-3:44] [CBN vol 5 no 10 Mar93 pg1] ...
  259. 1993-04-29 — The seventh Baha'i International Convention at the World Centre. Those elected to the Universal Hous...
  260. 1993-05-23 — The following Counsellors were appointed to the International Teaching Centre for a five-year term: ...
  261. 1993-09-16 — The document <a href="http://bahaistudies.net/uhj/19930916_UHJ_Prospects-for-the-Future.pdf"> ...
  262. 1994-03-24 — The Dalai Lama visited the Baha'i World Centre, the first time a head of a religion had visited the ...
  263. 1994-04-21 — In its <a href="https://bahai-library.com/uhj_ridvan_1994/">Ridvan Message</a> the Unive...
  264. 1994-06-13 — The Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, visited the Baha'i World Centre to view the Terraces Pr...
  265. 1994-08-04 — Shimon Peres, Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs, made an official visit to the Baha'i World Centr...
  266. 1994-08-28 — The publication of <a href="http://bahaistudies.net/bwc/evolutionofinstitutionalcapacity.pdf">
  267. 1994-12-15 — In a letter to an individual in response to a number of queries about the degree of authority of var...
  268. 1995-01-23 — To respond to the increased attention given to the issues of social and economic development followi...
  269. 1995-02-00 — Jacinto Peynado, Vice President of the Dominican Republic, visited the Baha'i World Centre. [BW94-5:...
  270. 1995-03-17 — The Universal House of Justice sent a message to the National Spiritual Assemblies of Belgium, Germa...
  271. 1995-05-14 — The Universal House of justice representative Mr 'Ali Nakhjavani began his tour of major Baha'i comm...
  272. 1995-12-26 — Start of the Institute Process In its message of <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/author...
  273. 1995-12-31 — In a message from the Universal House of Justice addressed - To the Baha'is of the World dated <a...
  274. 1996-04-21 — The <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Four_Year_Plan_(1996-2000)">Four Year Plan</a> (1996...
  275. 1996-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice made further clarifications on the subject of Training Institutes in ...
  276. 1996-04-21 — The terraces below the Shrine of the Bab were completed and opened to pilgrims....
  277. 1996-04-21 — The International Financial Collaboration programme was established by the Universal House of Justic...
  278. 1996-07-01 — The Baha'i International Community launched the site <a href="https://bahaiworld.bahai.org">"T...
  279. 1997-01-31 — The Universal House of Justice wrote all National Spiritual Assemblies, Continental Counsellors, and...
  280. 1997-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice announced in its Ridvan Message that nearly 200 Training Institutes h...
  281. 1997-05-30 — In its message of <a href="http://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/the-universal-house-o...
  282. 1998-04-01 — The publication of the booklet <a href="http://bahai-library.com/uhj_training_institutes_1998">...
  283. 1998-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice announced in its Ridvan Message the "ten of thousands of individuals ...
  284. 1998-05-03 — The Universal House of Justice announced the election of Mr. Ali Nakhjavani, Mr. Glenford Mitchell, ...
  285. 1998-06-10 — In a message to the International Teaching Centre marking the 25th anniversary of its inauguration, ...
  286. 1999-04-07 — The Universal House of Justice distributed a compilation entitled <a href="https://www.bahai.org/...
  287. 1999-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice announced in its Ridvan Message that ....."(t)he further creati...
  288. 1999-07-04 — In a message addressed to selected National Spiritual Assemblies, the Universal House of Justice del...
  289. 1999-08-24 — Message from the Department of the Secretariat to the National Spiritual Assembly of the United Stat...
  290. 1999-11-00 — The publication of <a href="http://bahaistudies.net/uhj/199911_OSED_Some-Issues-Concerning.pdf"&g...
  291. 1999-11-09 — The announcement by the Universal House of Justice of the creation of the Office of Correspondence a...
  292. 1999-12-28 — In a <a href="http://bahai-library.com/uhj_further_application_aqdas">message</a> from t...
  293. 2000-01-26 — The passing of Adib Taherzadeh (b.29 April 1921 in Yazd, Iran). He was buried in the Baha'i Cemetery...
  294. 2000-02-23 — In a message from the Department of the Secretariat to an individual, the Universal House of Justice...
  295. 2000-03-23 — The election of Kiser Barnes to the Universal House of Justice to replace Mr Adib Taherzadeh. [<a...
  296. 2000-03-23 — The publication of the document entitled <a href="https://bahai-library.com/uhj_institutes_sytema...
  297. 2000-04-21 — The launch of the <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Twelve_Month_Plan_(2000-2001)">Twelve Month ...
  298. 2000-09-18 — The announcement of the opening of the new Pilgrim Reception Centre near the Shrine of the Bab to re...
  299. 2000-10-00 — The Baha'i World News Service began publishing online, picking up the reins of the former Baha'i Int...
  300. 2000-10-29 — The commencement of a new five-year term of service for members of the Continental Boards of Counsel...
  301. 2001-01-08 — The inauguration of the International Teaching Centre Building at the World Centre with the meeting ...
  302. 2001-01-09 — In its message to the Conference of the Continental Board of Counselors to launch the 1st Five Year ...
  303. 2001-01-10 — The Counsellors in all continents met at the World Centre to take part in deliberations on the gener...
  304. 2001-01-12 — The Administrative Order was further developed by the Universal House of Justice in its message to t...
  305. 2001-01-16 — The end of the Fourth Epoch of the Formative Age, an Epoch that included the Six, Three, Four Year, ...
  306. 2001-01-29 — The publication of <a href="http://bahai-library.com/uhj_institution_counsellors">Institution ...
  307. 2001-03-00 — The publication of Century of Light, a statement by the Universal House of Justice. The purpose of t...
  308. 2001-04-19 — The publication of the memorandum entitled Attainment of the Unity of Nations and the Lesser Peace b...
  309. 2001-04-21 — The launch of the <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Five_Year_Plan_(2001-2006)">First Five Year ...
  310. 2001-05-00 — The inauguration of the Centre for the Study of the Texts. The facility was completed and occupied ...
  311. 2001-05-21 — The celebration of the completion of the Arc projects began with a devotional visit by the 3,000 Bah...
  312. 2001-05-23 — At dusk on the evening of the 22nd of May, the opening of the Terraces of the Shrine of the Bab, a $...
  313. 2001-06-04 — The public opening of the terraces surrounding the Shrine of the Bab on Mount Carmel. [<a href="h...
  314. 2001-07-31 — The publication of Baha'i Shrine and Gardens on Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel: A Visual Journey by the...
  315. 2001-11-12 — The World Centre Endowment Fund was inaugurated by the Universal House of Justice. "…we have de...
  316. 2002-04-21 — The Universal House of Justice issued a letter addressed to the world's religious leaders warning of...
  317. 2002-05-01 — The publication of <a href="http://bahai-library.com/bahaullah_summons_lord_hosts">The Summons...
  318. 2002-06-26 — The announcement by the Universal House of Justice of the publication of Gems of Divine Mysteries in...
  319. 2003-04-04 — Given current conditions in the world at the time, the Ninth International Convention was cancelled....
  320. 2003-04-28 — The retirement of Mr. Ali Nakhjavani and Mr. Hushmand Fatheazam from the Universal House of Justice....
  321. 2003-04-29 — The ninth election of the Universal House of Justice by postal ballot by 1,544 electors from 178 cou...
  322. 2003-04-30 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/itc_building_momentum">Building Momentum...
  323. 2004-00-00 — The Universal House of Justice established the Baha'i Internet Agency to operate under the guidance ...
  324. 2004-05-31 — The launch of the Web site The Baha'i Reference Library by the Baha'i International Community. It ma...
  325. 2004-06-00 — After 15 years of negotiations, research, and planning, the restoration work began on the cell used ...
  326. 2004-11-24 — The announcement of the completion of the restoration of the prison citadel that was occupied by Bah...
  327. 2005-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/other-literature/official-statements-co...
  328. 2005-01-30 — The National Spiritual Assembly of the United States wrote regarding its "decision to cease to distr...
  329. 2005-03-21 — The announcement of the retirement of Mr. Ian Semple and Mr. Douglas Martin from the Universal House...
  330. 2005-04-20 — The launch of the new official website, titled <a href="http://bahai.org">The Baha'is</a>...
  331. 2005-04-20 — "... the time is propitious to bring into being an International Board of Trustees of Huqúqu'llah t
  332. 2005-04-21 — The election of Dr. Payman Mohajer and Mr. Paul Lample to the vacancies on the Universal House of Ju...
  333. 2005-07-00 — The publication of <I>Impact of Growth on Administration Processes</I> by the Internatio...
  334. 2005-12-01 — The president of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Kessai Note, and his wife, Mary Note, paid an...
  335. 2005-12-27 — The gathering, at the Baha'i World Centre, the members of the Continental Boards of Counsellors [<...
  336. 2005-12-28 — In its message to all National Spiritual Assemblies the Universal House of Justice said "we have rea...
  337. 2006-00-00 — The implementation of the website <a href="https://media.bahai.org/">Baha'i Media Bank</a&g...
  338. 2006-04-21 — The launch of the <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Five_Year_Plan_(2006-2011)">Second Five Year...
  339. 2006-06-16 — The Baha'i International Community's Office of Public Information announced the launch of a new webs...
  340. 2006-07-31 — The announcement of the publication of <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts...
  341. 2007-03-25 — The Universal House of Justice addressed a <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-t...
  342. 2007-04-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/compilation_huququllah_right_god">Huqúq...
  343. 2007-09-30 — In a <a href="https://bahai-library.com/itc_clusters_growth_2007">message</a> from the I...
  344. 2007-10-00 — The capacity for receiving pilgrims at the Baha'i World Centre was doubled to 400 persons in each gr...
  345. 2007-11-07 — The launch of a new website by the Baha'i International Community, <a href="http://www.bahaullah....
  346. 2008-04-00 — The publication of <a href="http://bahai-library.com/itc_attaining_dynamcs_growth">Attaining t...
  347. 2008-04-23 — The retirement of Universal House of Justice members Mr. Hartmut Grossmann and Mr. Glenford E. Mitch...
  348. 2008-04-29 — The publication of <a href="http://bahai-library.com/osed_betterment_world">For the Betterment...
  349. 2008-04-30 — The election of the Universal House of Justice at the 10th International Baha'i Convention. It was a...
  350. 2008-05-12 — After several years of negotiations, agreement was reached with the Israeli government for the acqui...
  351. 2008-07-08 — The Shrine of the Bab and the Resting Place of Bahau'llah, together with their surrounding gardens, ...
  352. 2008-10-31 — The Universal House of Justice sent a <a href="http://www.payamha-iran.org/node/183?language=en"&...
  353. 2009-12-15 — The Universal House of Justice gave a progress report on the work that was being done at the World C...
  354. 2010-03-20 — The Universal House of Justice announced the retirement of Mr. Peter Khan (member since 1987) and Mr...
  355. 2010-04-30 — The visit of the President of the Republic of Ireland, Mary McAleese, to the World Centre. [<a hr...
  356. 2010-10-29 — After three years the restoration, work was completed on the Ridvan Garden some two kilometers south...
  357. 2010-12-28 — The conference of the Continental Boards of Counsellors was held at the World Centre attended by 79 ...
  358. 2011-04-12 — After more than two years of extensive restoration work the Shrine of the Bab was complete. The proj...
  359. 2011-04-21 — The launch of the <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Five_Year_Plan_(2011-2016)">Third Five Year ...
  360. 2011-04-22 — The Preparation for Social Action programme was implemented under the Five Year Plan. The programme...
  361. 2011-07-15 — The passing of former Universal House of Justice member Dr. Peter J. Khan (b. 2 November, 1936 in Ne...
  362. 2011-12-02 — The head of state of the Republic of Palau, President Johnson Toribiong, paid an official visit to t...
  363. 2011-12-11 — The announcement by the Universal House of Justice of the creation of "an International Advisory Boa...
  364. 2012-00-00 — The Office of Temples and Sites was established at the Baha'i World Centre. The purpose of the offi...
  365. 2012-04-21 — Plans were announced for the building of the first two national Mashriqul-Adhkars that were to be ra...
  366. 2012-11-26 — The Universal House of Justice shared, in a message to all National Assemblies, a statement prepared...
  367. 2013-04-00 — The publication of <a href="http://www.bahaijp.org/library/uhj/insights_e.pdf">Insights from t...
  368. 2013-04-21 — The announcement by the Universal House of Justice in the Ridvan Message of the creation of the Offi...
  369. 2013-04-29 — The 11th International Baha'i Convention in Haifa and the 50th anniversary of the inaugural Conventi...
  370. 2013-10-01 — The Baha'i International Community announced the appointment of Joshua Lincoln as its new Secretary-...
  371. 2013-11-00 — The announcement by the Universal House of Justice of the retirement of Dr. Farzam Arbab and Mr. Kis...
  372. 2014-00-00 — The publication of the new, extensively retranslated edition, of <a href="http://bahai-library.co...
  373. 2014-11-12 — Message from the Universal House of Justice to all National Spiritual Assemblies dated 12 November 2...
  374. 2015-01-20 — The website of the worldwide Baha'i community at <a href="www.bahai.org">www.bahai.org</a&g...
  375. 2015-03-21 — The implementation of the Badi' Calendar on the first day of the tenth Vahid of the first Kull-i-Sha...
  376. 2015-04-21 — In its Ridvan Message the Universal House of Justice announced the establishment of the Office for t...
  377. 2016-04-21 — The launch of the <a href="https://bahaipedia.org/Five_Year_Plan_(2016-2021)">Fourth Five Year...
  378. 2016-08-04 — In a letter to National Spiritual Assemblies, communities were encouraged to establish electoral uni...
  379. 2016-11-25 — In a message addressed to the Baha'is of the World on of the Day of the Covenant, the Universal Hous...
  380. 2017-01-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/uhj_training_institutes">Training Instit...
  381. 2017-01-18 — The announcement of the publication of Days of Remembrance: Selections from the Writings of Baha'u'l...
  382. 2017-05-00 — The International Teaching Centre published <a href="https://bahai-library.com/pdf/i/itc_five-yea...
  383. 2017-08-25 — The announcement of the opening of the new Pilgrim Reception Centre. The three-story stone stru...
  384. 2017-09-00 — The statement and compilation titled <a href="https://bahai-library.com/pdf/compilations/compilat...
  385. 2017-09-28 — The Universal House of Justice announced the launch of a new <a href="https://bicentenary.bahai.o...
  386. 2017-10-17 — The release of the film <a href="http://www.bahai.org/light-to-the-world/">Light to the World&...
  387. 2017-10-22 — The bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah was commemorated around the world. A multi-lingual <a...
  388. 2018-04-22 — The announcement of the retirement of Universal House of Justice members Mr. Gustavo Correa, 70, and...
  389. 2018-04-27 — The publication of the booklet entitled <a href="https://bahai-library.com/osed_betterment_world"...
  390. 2018-04-30 — The announcement of the election of the 12th Universal House of Justice. Those elected were Paul Lam...
  391. 2018-04-31 — Some 80 members of the Continental Boards of Counsellors met for a conference at the Baha'i World Ce...
  392. 2018-09-21 — The Baha'i World Centre announced the release of three short films that highlighted aspects of the c...
  393. 2018-11-09 — The Universal House of Justice announced that the Office of Social and Economic Development would be...
  394. 2019-01-18 — On this, the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the <a href="https://history.state.gov/mile...
  395. 2019-02-05 — The announcement of the publication of <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts...
  396. 2019-02-28 — The Universal House of Justice announced the publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/co...
  397. 2019-04-21 — In its <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/the-universal-house-of-justice/...
  398. 2019-05-07 — In a <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/the-universal-house-of-justice/me...
  399. 2019-05-19 — The Universal House of Justice announced the appointment of the members of the International Board o...
  400. 2019-05-23 — The <a href="https://bahaiworld.bahai.org">Baha'i World publication website</a> was laun...
  401. 2019-06-20 — More than 30 representatives from Australia, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Germany, India, Panama, S
  402. 2019-07-26 — In a message from the secretariat of the Universal House of Justice to selected National Assemblies ...
  403. 2019-09-06 — The Universal House of Justice announced the launch of a new <a href="https://bicentenary.bahai.o...
  404. 2019-09-19 — The Universal House of Justice released the design concept for the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha by Hossein...
  405. 2019-09-20 — The film <a href="https://www.bahai.org/dawn-of-the-light">Dawn of the Light</a>, a feat...
  406. 2019-10-01 — The publication of the <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/the-universal-h...
  407. 2019-10-01 — The Baha'i International Community announced the appointment of <a href="https://news.bahai.org/s...
  408. 2020-01-13 — A tree-planting ceremony coinciding with the start of the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha...
  409. 2020-04-20 — A new <a href="https://bicentenary.bahai.org/the-bab/country-celebrations/">section</a>,...
  410. 2020-04-23 — Despite slowdowns in aspects of the project to ensure the safety of personnel on the construction si...
  411. 2020-07-22 — The Universal House of Justice addressed a message to the Baha'is of the United States on the subjec...
  412. 2020-09-23 — Progress report on the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha: A tower crane was erected on t...
  413. 2020-10-29 — The Universal House of Justice announced an increase in the number of members of the Continental Boa...
  414. 2020-11-16 — Progress report for the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha was issued by the World Centre. ...
  415. 2020-12-31 — The Baha'i World News Service published <a href="">2020 In Review</a>....
  416. 2021-01-13 — The Continental Board of Counsellors has informed all National Spiritual Assemblies in Europe that t...
  417. 2021-01-26 — In a progress report the World Centre advised that the concrete bases that will support the two gard...
  418. 2021-02-14 — A compilation on transsexuality was released by the Baha'i World Centre titled <a href="https://b...
  419. 2021-02-21 — In a message to all National Assemblies the Universal House of Justice advised that about half of th...
  420. 2021-03-14 — The pouring of the concrete floor slab for the main edifice was completed and some of the walls enc...
  421. 2021-04 21 — Core Activities: 2016 100,000          2021 300,000 Participants in Core Activities: ...
  422. 2021-04-08 — The Baha'i World Centre announced the completion of a two-year project of seismic strengthening and ...
  423. 2021-04-21 — The One Year Plan <q>At Riḍvan 2021, the followers of Baha'u'llah will embark on a Plan l...
  424. 2021-04-30 — A volume of newly translated tablets (76) penned by 'Abdu'l-Baha entitled <a href="https://www.ba...
  425. 2021-05-10 — The publication of two new articles in The Baha'i World: <a href="https://bahaiworld.bahai.org...
  426. 2021-05-13 — The Baha'i World Centre published an update on the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha advisi...
  427. 2021-07-06 — The Baha'i World Centre released an update on the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha: The...
  428. 2021-09-10 — The World Centre provided an update on the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha. It was annou...
  429. 2021-10-22 — The online publication The Baha'i World released two new articles, 'Abdu'l-Baha: Champion of Uni
  430. 2021-11-18 — The release of the film <a href="https://news.bahai.org/story/1551/">Exemplar</a> commis...
  431. 2021-11-20 — In its <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/the-universal-house-of-justice/...
  432. 2021-11-25 — A short documentary about the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha, commissioned by the Unive
  433. 2021-12-30 — In a message to the Conference of the Continental Boards of Counsellors the Universal House of Justi...
  434. 2021-12-30 — The conference of the Continental Boards of Counsellors was held at the Baha'i World Centre. The dis...
  435. 2022-01-01 — The Universal House of Justice announced that the courses of the Ruhi Institute would continue to be...
  436. 2022-01-05 — The film, <a href="https://www.bahai.org/glimpses/">Glimpses of a Hundred Years of Endeavour&l...
  437. 2022-01-07 — The conference of the Continental Boards of Counsellors and Auxiliary Board members will coincide wi...
  438. 2022-03-21 — The World Centre released a progress report on the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha. The...
  439. 2022-04-08 — A fire broke out and clouds of black smoke billowed from the construction site of the Shrine of 'Abd...
  440. 2022-04-21 — In a letter dated <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/the-universal-house-...
  441. 2022-07-04 — In a message from the Department of the Secretariat addressed to all National Spiritual Assemblies p...
  442. 2022-08-19 — The Baha'i World News Service expanded its service in yet another language - Russian, to add to the
  443. 2022-11-08 — In a message addressed to all National Spiritual Assemblies the Universal House of Justice advised t...
  444. 2022-12-15 — The Baha'i World Centre announced that work had begun on the 'Akka Visitors' Centre which will accom...
  445. 2023-01-09 — In an article in the <a href="https://www.jns.org/new-bahai-monument-and-gardens-under-constructi...
  446. 2023-04-21 — Iran's former crown prince, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and his wife Yasmine visited the Baha'i World Cent...
  447. 2023-04-24 — The 13th International Baha'i Convention was held at the Baha'i World Centre. To prepare for thei...
  448. 2023-04-24 — In 2022 local Baha'i conferences were able to be held in Morocco as part of a wave of Baha'i confere...
  449. 2023-04-30 — The film, <a href="https://news.bahai.org/story/1660">An Expansive Prospect</a>, commiss...
  450. 2023-05-01 — The Baha'i World Centre released a short documentary regarding the construction of the Shrine of 'Ab...
  451. 2023-05-15 — The Universal House of Justice announced the appointment of the members of the International Teachin...
  452. 2023-08-15 — The release of the compilation <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/compila...
  453. 2023-09-19 — It was announced that the Baha'i World News Service was expanded to include the Persian language on ...
  454. 2023-11-28 — On <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/the-universal-house-of-justice/mess...

3.   from the Chronology of Canada (14 results)

  1. 1939-06-04 — In a letter addressed to the National Spiritual Assembly of the British Isles written on behalf of t...
  2. 1951-10-00 — An article entitled The Spiritual Significance of the Shrine of the Bab was printed in CBN No 220 Oc...
  3. 1952-05-14 — In a cable to the National Spiritual Assembly the Guardian advised them the he would contribute £2,...
  4. 1953-11-20 — The establishment and legal recognition of the Israel Branch of the Canadian National Spiritual
  5. 1954-12-04 — December 4. On this date in 1954, Leroy Ioas wrote "The beloved Guardian has directed me to write yo...
  6. 1955-05-02 — In a letter from the International Baha'i Council that has been entitled Progress at fhe World Centr...
  7. 1960-11-13 — In preparation for the <a href="https://bahai-library.com/chronology/1961-04-21-01">election o...
  8. 1977-11-20 — A new directive from the Universal House of Justice regarding assembly formation was announced. ...
  9. 1983-09-01 — In a message addressed to the National Spiritual Assembly of Norway the Universal House of Justice i...
  10. 1985-07-21 — Prior to this time, some national communities elected their delegates to the National Conventions on...
  11. 1987-00-01 — The film, Heart of the Lotus, made by Elizabeth Martin, documented the dedication of the House o
  12. 2001-05-23 — At dusk on the evening of the 22nd of May, the opening of the Terraces of the Shrine of the Bab, a $...
  13. 2016-08-04 — In a letter to National Spiritual Assemblies, communities were encouraged to establish electoral uni...
  14. 2020-12-01 — The International Board of Trustees of Huqúqu'llah announced the appointment of the Board of Truste...
 

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